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  • News

    EU agrees to significant sulphur reduction in shipping fuels

    Efforts to tackle air pollution from shipping have been boosted by an agreement that is expected to reduce by 85% the sulphur content of fuel used by ships in EU waters by 2020. 

     Monday, June 25, 2012 - 11:05
  • News

    Diesel emissions cause cancer

    The World Health Organisation says exposure to exhaust emissions from diesel engines definitely increases the possibility of tumours. The WHO has previously said diesel exhausts were ‘probably’...

     Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 16:55
  • Publication

    TEN-T Guidelines and Connecting Europe Facility: Recommendations for sustainable transport spending

    This briefing from BirdLife Europe, CEE Bankwatch, Friends of the Earth Europe, T&E and WWF explains how EU transport spending under the Trans-European Transport Networks (TEN-T) and...

     Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - 15:40
  • Press release

    EU backs clean-up of shipping air pollution

    The EU has boosted efforts to remove one of the main sources of air pollution and acid rain from shipping. Environmental groups have welcomed the deal announced today by representatives of the...

     Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 14:27
  • Opinion

    The meaning of 'peak car'

    Is car use in decline in developed economies?  T&E Director Jos Dings takes a look at the concept of 'peak car' and how policymakers should respond.

     Monday, May 21, 2012 - 14:54
  • News

    EU-wide car labelling

    A new study has recommended Europe should have a single fuel economy and carbon dioxide labelling system for cars.

     Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 16:10
  • News

    Road interests launch Green Freight initiative

    An alliance of road freight interests has launched ‘Green Freight Europe’, aimed at working out a reliable method of measuring emissions from lorries. The group of hauliers, transport logistics...

     Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 14:56
  • News

    Opposition that risks having no clean future for liquid transport fuels

    by Jos Dings - T&E director

    People who follow our work – and Europe’s environmental policy – a little bit will have noticed that two fuels-related...

     Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 14:49
  • News

    Slowing down ships saves emissions and money ... and works instantly

    Slowing down ships by regulating slow steaming can make a massive difference to the environmental impact of sea transport, and save ship operators lots of money. These are the conclusions of a report...

     Monday, March 19, 2012 - 13:04
  • Publication

    Smarter trucks: better, not bigger

    The European Commission is considering a change in the interpretation of its legislation on so-called megatrucks.  Under the new interpretation, the cross-border circulation of...

     Monday, March 19, 2012 - 11:55